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Brockton man gets prison time for illegal firearms possession

Darnell Upshaw, 36, was sentenced to 32 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In December 2017, Upshaw pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. BOSTON - A Brockton man with two prior federal firearm convictions was sentenced yesterday in federal co

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 20:55:19

Man accused of welfare fraud sticks with his story

A man who used false papers to collect welfare benefits stayed in character when he was arraigned yesterday in Suffolk Superior Court and signed paperwork using the identity of one of his victims, prosecutors said. Clei Sandoval-Arias, 29, was identified with the help of the U.S. Inspector General's

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-24 08:29:37

Nine State Police troopers suspended without pay, nine more retire amid internal affairs probe - The Boston Globe

Nine Massachusetts State Police troopers were suspended without pay and nine more retired this week in the midst of an internal affairs investigation into alleged theft of overtime pay, the agency announced on Friday. In all, 19 troopers were scheduled to have internal duty status hearings Friday t

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-24 07:00:00

Lethal heroin batch hits Lowell streets

A batch of heroin cut with the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl is making its way through Lowell, causing four fatal overdoses overnight on Wednesday - and officials are urging those addicted to these substances to dodge death by using in large groups. "It's very disturbing," Lowell fire Chief Jeff

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Man charged with knifepoint robbery in Framingham

FRAMINGHAM - A homeless man tried to justify robbing another man at knifepoint on Thursday, claiming the other man solicited a female friend for sex, police said. Police arrested Charles R. Roy, 21, at 9:52 p.m. after the incident on Lawrence Street, according to a police report filed in Framingham

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-24 01:21:43

Framingham Police Seeking Missing Teen

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Courtesy of Framingham Police Framingham police are looking for a teenager who went missing shortly after midnight on Sunday. According to officials, Ricardo Perlera-Rubio, 13, was last seen when he left his residence on Charles Street at 12:30 a.

NECN - 2018-03-24 19:34:39

March For Our Lives Boston: Thousands March To End Gun Violence

BOSTON, MA - They left Madison Park Technical Vocational High School on Malcolm X Boulevard in Roxbury bearing signs and bearing a message. "Never Again." The Boston March for Our Lives, a sister event to the main rally in Washington D.C, drew tens of thousands of students and allies, shutting down

PATCH - 2018-03-24 17:01:13

Quincy woman, 27, held on $200G bail, charged in assault that left niece dead

A Quincy woman is being held on $200,000 cash bail, accused of fatally injuring her 11-month-old niece after police reviewed household video and heard chilling audio of "thuds" while the girl was in her care, cops and prosecutors said. Shu Feng Hsu, 27, wore pink sweatpants at Quincy District Court

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

5 gunshots reported in Brockton

Police did not find any evidence after a half-hour search. BROCKTON - A resident reported hearing several gunshots Wednesday night, but nothing was located by police. Officers responded to the area of East Ashland Street and Eastfield Drive about 9:25 p.m. for a report of gunshots. Police spoke to t


13-Year-Old Found, 12-Year-Old Still Missing In Boston

BOSTON, MA - One teen who went missing Tuesday afternoon has been found, police said. Keton Douglas Ramos, 12, Crystal King 13, were last seen together at about 2:30 p.m on Tuesday, March 20 leaving the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot school in the area of 20 Outlook Road in Mattapan. Police


Police Release Surveillance Video in Hit-and-Run

A 14-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after he was hit while riding his bike and turning onto Putnam Avenue on March 15, according to police. (Published Thursday, March 22, 2018) Police are asking for the public's help finding a driver wanted in connection with the hit-and-run of


Police searching for missing Mattapan students - The Boston Globe

Boston police are asking for the public's help in finding a 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl who have been missing since they left their Mattapan school Tuesday afternoon. Keton Douglas Ramos, 12, and Crystal King, 13, were last seen leaving the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School to


Dorchester woman wins $10 million lottery jakpot

A Dorchester woman has claimed a $10 million state lottery jackpot on a scratch ticket. Edneia Santiago beat odds of 5 million to 1 to claim the top prize in the $10 Million Diamond Dazzler game. Silva's Brazilian Market on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale will receive a $50,000 bonus on the sale of th


Boston storm update: Here's why the forecast changed so fast - The Boston Globe

As New Yorkers dug out their driveways and sidewalks Thursday morning, many New Englanders woke up confused that only a coating of snow had dusted their pavement. For most of the overnight hours - when weather models had initially predicted the heaviest snow would fall around Boston - most of the wh


Credit Card Stolen From Milton Gym Used At Retail Stores: Police

MILTON, MA - A credit card inside a wallet stolen from a Milton gym in January was used to make purchases at several retail stores, according to police. The theft was reported Jan. 20 at Fitness Unlimited in East Milton Square. Prior to the victim realizing her wallet had been stolen, a woman was se


Police Seek Missing Children From Boston

Boston Police Police are looking for a boy and a girl who have been missing since Tuesday. Police say 12-year-old Keton Douglas Ramos and 13-year-old Crystal King were seen together around 2:30 p.m. when they left the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School in Mattapan. Ramos, described as a b


Brockton man convicted on fentanyl charges could face life in prison

Dany Brandao, 30, of Brockton, was recently convicted of fentanyl distribution by a jury in a federal court in Boston. Brandao faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in federal prison, but could face life behind bars, according to prosecutors. BROCKTON - The jury found a 30-year-old Brockton man guil


Framingham crash leads to arrest

FRAMINGHAM - A Worcester man appeared to be in the midst of a medical emergency after he struck a guardrail on Monday, but then got out of his car and began walking home as if nothing happened, authorities said. Police arrested Steven Aldrin, 23, after they found cocaine in his Ford Focus after the


Needham Snowstorm: Lower-Than-Expected Snowfall In The Forecast

This is not what people expected for the start of spring. NEEDHAM, MA - Springtime is here and what better way to celebrate than with a reminder that the end of winter is still lingering around? March 20 may be the start of a new season but the area is preparing for the fourth major snowstorm of Ma


Women arrested after fistfight in front of Brockton police

One of the women told police the incident first began in traffic. BROCKTON - Two women were arrested Sunday evening after a fistfight in front of officers, police said. Officers responded to the area of 139 Pleasant St., outside the Wash Hour Laundry Mat, for a report of a group of people that appea